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User privilege levels

Every configured user in the MCU has an associated privilege level. There are seven defined privilege levels which determine the amount of control the user has over the MCU and its settings. Refer to the table below for details.

 

Privilege level Access
administrator

The main difference between an administrator and users with lower privilege levels is that administrators can change settings that affect all conferences and the configuration of the MCU itself, whereas other users only have access to individual conferences and to their own profiles.

Users with administrator access can:

  • View MCU-wide status (Status)
  • Access all settings pages (Settings)
  • Perform software upgrades (Settings > Upgrade)
  • Change system-wide conference settings (Settings > Conferences)
  • View the Event log (Events)
  • Configure H.323 gateways (Gateways)
  • Configure the built-in gatekeeper (Gatekeeper)
  • Manage users (Users)
  • Manage endpoints (Endpoints)
  • Configure auto attendants (Conferences > Auto attendants)
  • Fully control conferences (Conferences)
conference creation and full control

Users with this privilege level can:

  • Change their own profile (Profile)
  • View the list of active conferences (Conferences)
  • View conferences via streaming (Conferences)
  • View participant lists for active conferences (Conferences)
  • Schedule new conferences (Conferences)
  • Fully control and modify all public conferences and the conferences they own (Conferences)
  • Configure H.323 gateways (Gateways)
  • Manage endpoints (Endpoints)
conference creation and limited control

Users with this privilege level can:

  • Change their own profile (Profile)
  • View the list of active conferences (Conferences)
  • View conferences via streaming (Conferences)
  • View participant lists for active conferences (Conferences)
  • Schedule new conferences (Conferences)
  • Fully control and modify conferences they own (Conferences)
  • Exercise limited control of conferences owned by other users (Conferences)

See Conference ownership for additional information on which actions are permitted (and forbidden) by limited control.

conference creation

Users with this privilege level can:

  • Change their own profile (Profile)
  • View the list of active conferences (Conferences)
  • View conferences via streaming (Conferences)
  • View participant lists for active conferences (Conferences)
  • Schedule new conferences (Conferences)
  • Fully control and modify conferences they own (Conferences)
conference detail

Users with this privilege level can:

  • Change their own profile (Profile)
  • View the list of active conferences (Conferences)
  • View conferences via streaming (Conferences)
  • View participant lists for active conferences (Conferences)
conference list plus streaming

Users with this privilege level can:

  • Change their own profile (Profile)
  • View the list of active conferences (Conferences)
  • View conferences via streaming (Conferences)
conference list only

Users with this privilege level can:

  • Change their own profile (Profile)
  • View the list of active conferences (Conferences)

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